This conflicted place made me who I am': Santiago, Chile - a cartoon
The Illustrated City: Cartoonist Panchulei was born by the Plaza Baquedano - a place that is a symbol of stark social division and the setting for the best moments in Chilean history Panchulei is the nom de plume of Chilean cartoonist and publisher Francisca Crcamo Rojas. More of her work can be . . .
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Drive-thru brothels: why cities are building 'sexual infrastructure
From covered stalls for prostitution in Germany to community centres for sex workers in New Zealand, some cities now include sex work in their urban policy Nicole Schulze was 24 years old and 40,000 (36,6616) in debt when she decided to become a prostitute. It was 2004 and she was living in . . .
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Suburb in the sky: how Jakartans built an entire village on top of a mall
Depending who you ask, Cosmo Park is an ingenious urban oasis or an ill-conceived dystopia It's Thursday and the residents of Jakarta's Cosmo Park are out jogging, watering their plants or walking their dogs along neat asphalt roads. Neighbourhood kids pedal their bikes under frangipani trees and . . .
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